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Restaurant at The Argyll Hotel

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British, Scottish, French
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Village Street, PA76 6SJ, Scotland
+44 1681 700334
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Norwood, Missouri
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178 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

But need better, more friendly waiters! Very tasty but portions are too small. They serve French press coffee which was great. Beautiful room and views of the water.

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Thank Susie G
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I didn't know what to expect out of this unassuming restaurant with fabulous views of the Sound of Iona. The food was very upscale, sophisticated and beautifully presented. A pleasant surprise! A perfect end to a very special day on the magical island of Iona.

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Thank Maria S
ArgyllProprietors, Owner at Restaurant at The Argyll Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Maria Thank you for your very kind comments. It is always pleasing to know that our offering is appreciated. I am glad that your day was so magical. More 

Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wind and rain had us soaked while viewing the sights on Iona. We went in at the end of lunch but had delicious soup, sandwich and tea from a friendly staff in an interesting, warm, dry building. Prices were in line with other places so they are not gouging the tourists.

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Thank J H
ArgyllProprietors, Owner at Restaurant at The Argyll Hotel, responded to this review

Dear J H I am very glad to hear that you found the food and hotel so pleasing. I hope the rain won't put you off coming again sometime! More 

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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

tea and shortbread straight off the boat enroute to hilltop - brilliant! the staff are person people as if you're in their house - very scottishy

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Thank Cat M
ArgyllProprietors, Owner at Restaurant at The Argyll Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Cat Yes we do our best to make people feel at home here - glad that you enjoyed our hospitality. More 

Ryde, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Morning coffee wasn't advertised as such but we were welcomed in and shown to a table at the front of the hotel overlooking the bay. We sat in complete peace, enjoying both the view and the excellent coffee. And the shortbread melted in the mouth!

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Thank Kay327
ArgyllProprietors, Owner at Restaurant at The Argyll Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kay I am delighted that you found your way in to our hotel and enjoyed it so much. The baking is all home-made so it is lovely to hear appreciative comments for it. Thanks for your review. More 

northwich
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124 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked here for our first night on Iona. Ambience of restaurant was good. Menu somewhat limited with over elaboration of dishes on offer. Not all were available. One American waitress who served us was very nonchalant in her attitude. Forgot to offer us the bread until reminded. Needn't have bothered as bread offered was not pleasant. Other waitresses OK and... More 

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Thank steben
ArgyllProprietors, Owner at Restaurant at The Argyll Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Steben Thank you for your comments. I am glad that overall service was acceptable, and that you appreciated the ambience. More 

West Sussex, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good staff and good food. We were served in a lounge because we had dogs, but the service was excellent and the staff attentive. Left with a feeling thhat this is a place to come back to.

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Thank peterpaddockhurst
ArgyllProprietors, Owner at Restaurant at The Argyll Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Peter. Dogs are always allowed in here, and I am very pleased that you were made to feel so welcome. We look forward to welcoming you back sometime. More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ate dinner at The Argyll Hotel three nights. Each time the food was well presented and very tasty. Quite an original menu. And cheerful waiting staff. Plus a stunning evening view out the window. I recommend it!

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Thank Pam F
ArgyllProprietors, Owner at Restaurant at The Argyll Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Pam Thank you for the review. We do take time and care to prepare the food fresh daily so it is very rewarding to get these comments. More 

Tobermory, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I actually came to eat here with my mom because another place was booked full. Boy were we glad we did! We both ate the hogget dish and were blown away. I am not much of a foodie, but I have never before been so impressed with a meal. Everything on my plate was delicious! For dessert my mom had... More 

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Thank jgdedemeter
ArgyllProprietors, Owner at Restaurant at The Argyll Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for those lovely comments! We look forward to welcoming you back for another meal sometime. More 

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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

The dining room looks out to the water. Excellent, mostly organic food. Local fish, shellfish, hogget (two year lamb) and lamb carefully prepared with piquant sauces. Local ice cream delicious.

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Thank Alison M
ArgyllProprietors, Owner at Restaurant at The Argyll Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Alison. I am very pleased that your dining experience was so enjoyable. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$18 - $46
Cuisine
British, Scottish, French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Village Street, PA76 6SJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Isle of Iona
  • Phone Number: +44 1681 700334
Description
Our food uses the very best local meat, fish and our own organic vegetable during the season. Alway a vegan and vegetarian option on the dinner menu. We cook everything fresh to order for food that is worth the wait. All baking is on-site with delicious bread and pastry.

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